Highly experienced Human Resources/Operations Professional possessing 12 years of corporate HR experience. Highly skilled at utilizing HR to strategically support Executive, Administration, Sales, and Operations goals.
Employee Recruitment and Retention
Organizational Change Management
Leadership Training and Development
HRIS Systems Design
Benefit Analysis and Cost Controls
Organizational Needs Assessment
Training and development
Human Resource Manager February 2014 to October 2015CLARE HOLDINGS － North Aurora, IL
Clare Holdings own several operating companies in the US and Caribbean, including Euclid Beverage in Illinois.
Updated policies and procedures to comply with employment laws, saving $285k in 2015 alone Converted outdated HRIS to new platform with fully integrated time and attendance, benefits administration, payroll, and performance tracking Worked with TPA to overhaul benefits programs for Illinois companies Managed all HR/Payroll aspects of acquisition of company with 5 locations and 400 employees in Florida and USVI Assisted General Counsel to develop departmental policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.
Senior Human Resources Specialist (Contractor) February 2013 to October 2013FIC AMERICA Futaba Industrial Corp － Carol Stream, IL
of America is a Tier 1 supplier of automotive parts to Toyota, Honda and others.
Recruited all managerial level personnel to facilitate the conversion to a 3-shift manufacturing operation.
Human Resources Representative (Contractor) January 2012 to November 2012NAVISTAR － Lisle, IL
Navistar (formerly International Harvester) is a leading global manufacturer of commercial trucks, buses, defense vehicles and engines.
Created a database analyzing employment opportunities with incumbents to match available resources to organizational needs Redesigned Professional Progression and Assessment Program Converted and redesigned numerous headcount reports Redesigned existing Employee Satisfaction Survey to better show statistical correlations Conducted exit interviews for voluntary separations, processing associated paperwork Resolved general policy and procedure issues.
Operations Manager September 2006 to April 2010INNERWORKINGS － Aurora, IL
Appointed Operations Manager in 2006 when InnerWorkings acquired CoreVision Group, a privately held print brokerage firm.
This location became their flagship warehouse/distribution center.
Scouted new locations and moved operations of a 50,000 sq.
office/warehouse from Carol Stream to Aurora, IL, saving company over $1 million per year Acted as transitional manager between companies when non-sales positions were eliminated Created a quantitative procedure for consistent pricing of logistical projects Worked with IT to convert obsolete software to new, proprietary system Increased efficiency by implementing a full complement of picking, packing, and shipping procedures Led the design of the Inventory Control Module for InnerWorkings' proprietary software Developed and maintained a P&L for the warehouse division of the operation Maintained corporate compliance with OSHA and other regulatory agencies Managed all aspects of short-term retail fulfillment projects Significantly reduced shipping turnaround time by improving product receiving procedures Prepared training plan to refocus employees after a major reorganization Negotiated exceptional rates with suppliers including benefits, trucking companies and utilities Acted as Liaison between warehouse, internal and external customers and production staff Performed testing on all warehouse related software functionality Designed efficient workflow systems for assembly line projects.
Director of Human Resources November 2000 to September 2006COREVISION GROUP － Carol Stream, IL
CoreVision Group, a privately owned print brokerage firm, was acquired by InnerWorkings in 2006.
Directed recruiting efforts for all levels, from warehouse and sales to senior management positions.
Established strong relationships with area staffing organizations, maintaining a critical needs list for the highest priority openings.
Developed multi-state Human Resource department Designed personnel manuals for entire company Assessed applicants at every level of organization for potential employment, matching them to analyzed and established criteria for interpersonal skills, technical expertise, and management potential Established and directed human resources functions for five remote locations Partnered with management to strengthen internal communications to promote organizational and personnel developmental programs Provided guidance on topics such as current procedures, benefits, and policies Conducted training needs assessments and interviewed supervisors to determine specific needs Planned and delivered employee development programs Managed staff training program to ensure workforce skills aligned with corporate goals Reorganized compensation methodology to guarantee competitive reward structure Significantly reduced turnover in administrative and warehouse positions.
Master of Arts : Industrial/Organizational Psychology, 2016ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY － Chicago, ILIndustrial/Organizational Psychology
Bachelor of Arts : Psychology, 2011Psychology
Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), Member
*Psi Chi International Honor Society of Psychology, Member
*Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology (SIOP), Member